Provides a confidential setting where you can work with an expert in organizational development and personnel management for the purpose of:
We provide facilitation that helps working groups address difficult issues collaboratively and creatively and reach rapid consensus. Training and Professional Development will work with you from the ground up--that is, from providing input to the design of your meeting to producing a final report summarizing the major points of discussions--to help move your group forward.
We will work with departments and employees in a pro-active approach to resolve conflict and create a workplace that promotes healthy working relationships between groups and employees. This may involve intensive work behind the scenes, but the work will result in positive experiences that elevate your unit to higher levels of accomplishment. Training & Professional Development accepts intervention projects on a case-by-case basis.
The Oregon State University Core Curriculum is a 4-day training program designed to strengthen knowledge and skill competencies essential to providing effective management and a common vision for state and university service. Guest speakers deliver modules that draw on the expertise of Human Resources, and Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action. Visit here for additional information about the Core Training. Additionally many of the general workshops target supervisors and managers.
On request, Training and Professional Development is prepared to provide you with a performance coach from a select group of trained coaches on campus. Coaching is a way of working with you that is developmental in nature. Often, people seeking coaches are those who are already good and want to get an edge. Through our experience we know that coaching makes a difference as evident in the testimonies below:
For additional information, visit the Performance Coaching web site.
Unit-specific training can be tailored to teams, groups, units and departments. Training designed to incorporate department values, systems, and considers the individuals who make up unique work environment provides benefits beyond what is offered in a general classroom setting. Contact us for more information about unit-specific training.
A series of workshops will be offered quarterly. These will primarily be advertised through the "OSU Today" electronic newsletter. To be among the first to receive notice of the quarterly offerings, please join our listserv. These courses are offered at no charge, but require you to register for them. Please visit the link, Courses We Offer, for the types of classes that are offered. If there is a program you would like to see offered, please contact us with your request.